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November 16th, 2012
Leica Viva GS08plus wins Wichmann Innovations Award for “Most Innovative Product“ at Intergeo 2012

For the first time the German Wichmann Verlag publisher, well-known for its expertise in professional magazines and specialist book for Geodesy and Geomatics, awarded the “Most Innovative Product” or the “Most Innovative Application” for the Wichmann Innovations Award in a public vote at the Intergeo 2012 trade show. Companies from across the globe submitted their products and applications to participate for the award. From the hundreds of submissions the prestigious jury selected ten products and applications for the shortlist.The main criteria for the award were innovation, user-friendliness and practicality. In both the public vote at the Intergeo 2012 trade show and via internet voting, the Leica Viva GS08plus was awarded the “Most Innovative Product” category.

The Leica Viva GS08plus is the smallest and lightest cable-free high-accuracy GNSS system on the market. Being light weight and ideally balanced, the compact ready-to-measure solution weighs only 2.6 kg, and is comfortable to carry for a full working day. The robust Leica Viva GS08plus offers a variety of flexible wireless RTK communication and setups. With SmartTrack and SmartCheck integrated, the Leica Viva GS08plus tracks signals with the highest quality and constantly evaluates and verifies the RTK solution to ensure the most reliable RTK positions for complete peace-of-mind. The Leica Viva LT onboard software allows users to productively complete their surveying tasks within a minimum of time.

Leica Viva is a new generation surveying system that combines the latest state-of-the-art technologies into an unrivalled portfolio of total stations, GNSS receivers, controllers and onboard software to meet the daily challenges for all positioning tasks. 

Encompassing innovative, feature rich functionality with a new, modern and ergonomic design, Leica Viva is an easy and intuitive to use surveying system providing speed and precision.

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of experience pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3,500 employees in 28 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.